Surrogate mother fights for triplets

Family | Pro-family experts say the case shows surrogacy’s exploitative nature
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/29/17, 04:06 pm

A surrogate mother has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in a battle to gain custody of triplets she carried by gestational surrogacy.

The mother, Melissa Cook, 49, of Woodland Hills, Calif., carried three babies for a single father, Chester Shannon Moore Jr., 51.

Moore, a postal worker, lives in his elderly parents’ basement in Mableton, Ga. The arrangement was made through a surrogacy agency.

Cook says Moore is incapable of caring for the three baby boys, now 18 months old.

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Gay marriage backers rage against Australian Christians

International | Plus, don’t count ISIS out yet, pastor as political prisoner in Turkey, and other international news
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/29/17, 02:08 pm

AUSTRALIA: Christians are facing a truly astonishing amount of discrimination and abuse with a balloting survey underway through Nov. 7 on a measure to legalize same-sex marriage.

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ACLU fights faith-based child placement agencies

Religious Liberty | Michigan lawsuit challenges the religious freedom of foster care and adoption groups
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 9/26/17, 02:09 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is challenging a Michigan law that allows faith-based foster care and adoption agencies to operate according to their Biblical convictions. The lawsuit, filed against the state Sept. 20 in federal court, could jeopardize similar laws across the nation and force faith-based agencies to close.

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